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Family, Consumer & Human Sciences at Western Kentucky University

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how WKU ranks among other schools offering degrees in family, consumer and human sciences.

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Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Degrees Available at WKU

  • Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) in Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

WKU Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at WKU was ranked #136 on College Factual's Best Schools for family, consumer and human sciences list. It is also ranked #4 in Kentucky.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 124
Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 129
Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 136

Popularity of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences at WKU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Western Kentucky University handed out 33 bachelor's degrees in family, consumer and human sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #188 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 22% over the previous year when 27 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 2 students received their master’s degree in family, consumer and human sciences from WKU. This makes it the #148 most popular school for family, consumer and human sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Student Diversity at WKU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the family, consumer and human sciences majors at Western Kentucky University.

WKU Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 33 family, consumer and human sciences majors earned their bachelor's degree from WKU. Of these graduates, 9% were men and 91% were women.

WKU Gender Breakdown of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at WKU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 82% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's in family, consumer and human sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors at Western Kentucky University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 27
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

WKU Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Master’s Program

All of the 2 students who graduated with a Master’s in family, consumer and human sciences from WKU in 2018 were women.

WKU Gender Breakdown of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 100% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Western Kentucky University with a master's in family, consumer and human sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors at Western Kentucky University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

Family, Consumer and Human Sciences students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Textile & Apparel Studies 33
Human Development & Family Studies 16

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 408
Social Sciences 272
Communication & Journalism 254
Psychology 190
History 40

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